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Reno art museum focus of Carson City talk

March 24, 2019 — The Capital City Arts Initiative will present a public talk by University of Nevada, Reno curator Paul Baker Prindle. The event is part of CCAI's ongoing Nevada Neighbors speakers' series and will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Brick, 108 E. Proctor St.,

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Western Nevada College nursing gets Top 3 state ranking

March 24, 2019 — Western Nevada College's nursing program has been recognized by Registered Nursing as one of the top three programs in Nevada. WNC was ranked third — behind Great Basin College and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas — by Registered Nursing, an organization comprised of registered

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Vietnam vets’ events set in Carson City, Reno

March 24, 2019 — Special events will usher in this year's Vietnam War Veteran Remembrance Day and an All-Veterans Luncheon on March 30 with ceremonies planned for both Reno and Carson City. The Reno event opens at 11 a.m. with a remembrance ceremony with a ceremonial wreath delivered by

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Senior menus for the week of March 25, 2019

March 23, 2019 — Note: Menus for week of March 25 subject to change without notice. Choice of beverage included. Carson City Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive: MONDAY: Baked cajun cod, creamy potato soup, mixed veggies, fruit cocktail, creamy corn muffin TUESDAY: Spaghetti and meatballs, Caesar salad, Italian blend

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Anterior hip replacement at Carson Tahoe Health

March 22, 2019 — Carson Tahoe Health is proud to announce the addition of direct anterior (DA) hip replacement surgery to its surgical capabilities, allowing patients the option for a minimally-invasive procedure with a quick recovery time. Anterior hip replacement, an alternative to traditional approaches, is performed through a

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Senator Square: Unplugged and loving it at Carson High

March 22, 2019 — CHS celebrated its second annual Carson Unplugged event this past week where staff and students were encouraged to unplug from technology and be present in the moment, enjoying more face-to-face interactions and less screen time. Sponsored by the Social and Emotional Learning committee, students and teachers

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Tickets still available for TEDxCarsonCity 2019

March 22, 2019 — In the tradition of TED, a nonprofit organization devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading comes TEDxCarsonCity is back for a third year. TEDxCarsonCity is a local, volunteer driven and organized event that brings people together to share a TED-like experience. TED and TEDx communities recently celebrated

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Past Pages for March 23-26, 2019

March 22, 2019 — Saturday 150 Years Ago All sorts: The stage from Reno, Hank Monk, driver, arrived last evening with Sacramento papers from yesterday. We are indebted to Agent Dorsey of the Union Express. 140 Years Ago Bowers Mansion haunted: An old story is revived purporting that Bowers

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Nevada receives $3.7 million for opioid programs

March 22, 2019 — The federal government has awarded Nevada $3,768,628 to support opioid treatment programs. Sens. Catherine Cortrez Masto and Jacky Rosen, both Democrats, said the money will expand access to opioid abuse prevention, treatment and recovery programs across the state. "Protecting the health and well-being of Nevadans

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Extension’s ‘Farm Days’ set for April in Carson City

March 22, 2019 — University of Nevada Cooperative Extension's 4-H presents Capital City Farm Days, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m., April 11 and 12 at the Carson City Fairgrounds and Fuji Park Exhibit Hall, 601 Clear Creek Road. There will be about 30 presenters teaching elementary-age youth about Nevada agriculture, where

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Wild Horse Children’s Theater presents Disney’s ‘Winnie the Pooh, Kids’

March 22, 2019 — Got honey? Wild Horse Children's Theater presents Disney's "Winnie the Pooh, Kids" at the Brewery Arts Center Performance Hall, 511 W. King St. in Carson City. The new musical is based on the beloved characters of A. A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature

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Playground at Carson City park to be demolished

March 22, 2019 — The playground and picnic shelter at Ross Gold Park will be fenced off starting March 25 to undergo demolition as part of the project to rehab the park. The playground, which is more than 25 years old and doesn't meet current safety guidelines, is being

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Police say Salvadoran murder suspect killed for meth

March 22, 2019 — RENO — A detective says a Salvadoran immigrant charged with four Nevada murders told police he robbed and killed his elderly victims during a 10-day rampage in January because he needed money to buy methamphetamine. The detective told the grand jury, which indicted Wilber Ernesto

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Western Nevada College offers stress reduction course

March 22, 2019 — Western Nevada College's Continuing Education Department is proud to offer Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction at its Carson City campus, starting Tuesday, March 26. This eight-week course uses 30 years of research to help participants develop more capacity to deal with short- and long-term stressors in their

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Artists visit Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada

March 21, 2019 — Las Vegas artist and illustrator Zet Gold, 25, unveiled the entryway mural she created for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Western Nevada on Monday, as part of a visiting artist grant through the Nevada Arts Council and Southwest Gas. Brad Harris, vice president of

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Energy secretary may speed plutonium removal from Nevada

March 21, 2019 — Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto says Energy Secretary Rick Perry has committed to expediting the removal of weapons-grade plutonium it secretly shipped to a site in Nevada last year if she agrees to stop blocking appointments to vacant positions in his department. But it's not clear

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Ross Gold Park playground and picnic area to start renovations March 25

March 21, 2019 — The project to rehabilitate Ross Gold Park is finally moving forward. "We are super excited to be here, it's been a long time coming," Jennifer Budge, director, Parks, Recreation and Open Space told the Board of Supervisors on Thursday. The board approved a contract not

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Ray Hagar to speak at Carson City Democrats’ lunch

March 21, 2019 — Ray Hagar of Nevada NewsMakers will be the featured speaker at Monday's Democratic luncheon. The long-time political reporter at the Reno Gazette Journal, Hagar retired in 2015 after a 38-year career of full-time journalism, but has continued his 15-year association with Sam Shad co-hosting Nevada

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Performers sought for Senior Follies in Carson City

March 21, 2019 — Under the Big Top, the 2019 circus-themed production of the Senior Follies, is seeking actors, dancers, singers and stage personnel for its upcoming show July 12-14. Auditions will be held Tuesday, April 2, from 5:30-7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 911 Beverly Drive in Carson

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Carson Tahoe Health establishes fund for families facing hardship

March 21, 2019 — The Carson Tahoe Health Foundation is pleased to introduce a new initiative — The Community Fund — established to serve as a resource for patients and families facing financial hardship, who might not otherwise seek the medical treatment they need and deserve. In June of

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